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NESHA PAI, CPA
Founder of PAI CPA, PLLC
Nesha’s outgoing personality, proactive approach, and solid high-quality work has enabled her to gain respect in her community. Nesha is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants. A native of Raleigh, NC (via Greeneville, TN), Nesha has lived in Charlotte, NC since 1993. She started her Accounting career at then Big 6 firm, Arthur Andersen and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from North Carolina State University. She is licensed in N.C. and her License # is 24085. My passion lies with the entrepreneur and it has always been a personal goal to become one myself. My mission is to create a company that not only adds value to businesses, but also gives it’s employees a passionate purpose and gives back to the community. I love fitness, fashion, design, food, and travel. My biggest pride and joy is my son Rupen who is also attending my alma mater, NC State in Engineering.
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Maureen Anders of Anders Ruff is our guest on this episode of Piece of the Pai. Anders Ruff is a popular graphic design, party styling, DIY blog and online shop. Founded in 2013 with her friend Adria Ruff, the company has grown to more than 100 franchise locations across the country. From humble beginnings creating […]
In this episode of Piece of the Pai we interview Cel Thompson, who is a single mom, self-made fitness guru and beat the odds to be the only salesperson to rise to the top of her fitness company without a college degree. From being in over 25 fitness competitions to coaching pro sport cheerleaders, she is the definition of […]
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Today's episode of Piece of the Pai features small business and jewelry maker Preston Bolles of Ellison James Designs. Proving that necessity is the mother of all invention, Preston began making jewelry when she couldn't find the right pieces to wear during Carolina Panthers game days. Once she began making her own, she couldn't stop […]